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South Water Caye Marine Reserve

South Water Caye, Belize

MARINE PROTECTED AREA

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South Water Caye Marine Reserve is the largest marine reserve in the Stann Creek district of Belize. It was established in 1996 and covers 47,702 hectares (117,870 acres) of mangrove and coastal ecosystems.

It includes the crown reserve of Man of War Caye, a nesting site for the brown booby and magnificent frigatebird.

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  • 54b60831cce64518724facfcc0b2dc8c

    Protected Area updated by Land Information Centre, Land and Surveys Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, Belize, facilitated by UNEP-WCMC

    about 2 years ago

    Modified see details >
  • 54b60831cce64518724facfcc0b2dc8c

    Protected Area updated by Land Information Centre, Land and Surveys Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, Belize, facilitated by UNEP-WCMC

    over 2 years ago

    Modified see details >
  • 54b60831cce64518724facfcc0b2dc8c

    Protected Area updated by Land Information Centre, Land and Surveys Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, Belize, facilitated by UNEP-WCMC

    over 2 years ago

    Modified Management Authority, No Take, No Take Area km2 and 7 more attributes see details >

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  • WDPA ID99652
  • NameSouth Water Caye
  • Original NameSouth Water Caye
  • Country / TerritoryBLZ
  • Sub locationBZ-SC
  • IUCN CategoryIVWhat is this?
  • English DesignationMarine Reserve
  • Designation TypeNational
  • StatusDesignated
  • Status Year1996
  • Reported Area km2477.022796105
  • Marinetrue
  • Reported Marine Area km2477.019935
  • No TakeNot Reported
  • No Take Area km20.0
  • Governance TypeFederal or national ministry or agency
  • International CriteriaNot Applicable
  • Management AuthorityFisheries Department
  • Management Plan URLNot Reported

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